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LCM(6) Type (Malaysia)

Country of Origin: Malaysia

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 5 LCM-1 class MECHANIZED LANDING CRAFT (LCM)

 Pendant     Completed       Status

 LCM-1       1965            Active
 LCM-2                       Active
 LCM-3                       Active
 LCM-4                       Active
 LCM-5       1970            Active

description

These landing craft were built in Australia for Malaysia between 1965 and 1970 and based on the U.S. LCM(6) design.

status

All five units are active, but are in need of replacement.

builders

 De Havilland Marine, Australia

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characteristics


 Displacement:             24 tons standard
                           56 tons full load
 Dimensions:
   length                  56 ft       (17.07 m)
   beam                    14 ft  4 in ( 4.37 m)
   draft                    3 ft 10 in ( 1.17 m)
 Propulsion:               2 diesels; 330 total bhp; 2 shafts
 Performance:
   speed                   10 knots
   range                   130 nm at 10 knots
 Military Lift:            30 tons of cargo or 120 troops
 Combat Systems:
   guns                    1 20-mm Oerlikon AA

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